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bane -- as in: bane of my existence
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Your inexperience of the world, Miss Tulliver, prevents you from anticipating fully the very unjust conceptions that will probably be formed concerning your conduct,—conceptions which will have a baneful effect, even in spite of known evidence to disprove them.

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  • "Since our country’s birth, the rebel forces have been the bane of our society.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Ask your friend Magnus Bane, if you do not believe me.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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